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in a down scale barbecue place and sitting there munching down on my ribs and a working man came up to me, his clothe, he was clearly involved in physical labor and so on, and he said, weren't you the secretary of defense? i said yes. and he said, well my on is a marine and than thank you for hg his back. and as i told the people with me, that kind of thing means more to me than any medal or any recognition that anybody else could give me. and i the things i write about in the book is one of the reasons i decided it was time to leave was that i had come to care so much about the troops and about protecting them that i worried that i was not giving the president the kind of advice that i should, and as i write, i got to the point where i couldn't talk about them or to them without choking up. and so that was one of the reasons why i decided it was time to leave. >> rose: meaning your heart was overwhelming you? >> yeah. i just -- their service, their sacrifice, what they were putting up with, the fact they are all volunteers, it just became overwhelming to me. >> rose: does the count
pressed pork slathered in barbecue sauce, your wait is over. mcdonald's is bringing back the mcrib sandwich. the fast food chain may be looking to grease up its december sales. mcdonald's has admitted that despite its fan base, not everyone likes the product and it doesn't sell all that well, surprising. shares just fractionally higher in frankfurt trade, up 0.06%. but it was really rough after the same-store sales showing they're under pressure to use some of these targets to make their target. >> everybody goes, oh, in mcrib. >> are you having a craving? >> does it makes you think about getting something else? >> do they have it at the mcdonald's here? good question. we will find out after the show. we're going to mcdonald's. >> we'll find out whether it's on the menu. still to come, the traditional christmas rally may be on stand by. the clock ticks towards the fiscal cliff deadline. >> will investors keep a close eye on washington this week? you bet. we'll preview the trading day when we come back. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend..
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me. at the end of the evening, i was there munching on barbecue, affectionately called buckboard barb, and that's the kind of thing -- and i have the pictures to show it. they're locked up. i don't widely distribute them much but it was a heck of an evening. i say that because, again, out of that comes great friendships that also lead to smoothing the way, not paving -- actually, not smoothing the way -- paving the way, where we put our heads together to solve our national problems, a understand t and toy where we get the best ideas from a variety of approaches. and at the end of the way, we feel better but america is better off. i'm really -- i'm pretty emotional actually when i think about olympia and kaye. we've been -- we've been together a long time. we welcome you and your generation, but for those of us who maybe we didn't build the pyramids, i hope senator hutchison can know there's a latin saying that i learned in a catholic girls school many years ago and i'll spell it for you. [speaking latin] -- we will build a monument more lasting than bronze. when senator hutchison
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